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The Resource The color purple., Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production

The color purple., Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production

Label
The color purple.
Title
The color purple.
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production
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Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Presenter
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who is forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister
Awards note
Golden Globes, 1986: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (Whoopi Goldberg).
Cataloging source
BIB
Characteristic
videorecording
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Color purple (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Allen Daviau ; production designer, J. Michael Riva ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Quincy Jones
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English, French and Spanish
LC call number
  • PS3573.A425
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • C6 2007
  • .C656 2007
PerformerNote
Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Akosua Busia, Willard Pugh
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1954-
  • 1933-
  • 1933-1986
  • 1955-
  • 1944-
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  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Kennedy, Kathleen
  • Marshall, Frank
  • Jones, Quincy
  • Meyjes, Menno
  • Glover, Danny
  • Caesar, Adolph
  • Avery, Margaret
  • Chong, Rae Dawn
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Busia, Akosua
  • Pugh, Willard
  • Daviau, Allen
  • Riva, J. Michael
  • Kahn, Michael
  • Walker, Alice
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
  • Guber-Peters Company
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
Runtime
154
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  • African American women
  • Sisters
  • Adult child sexual abuse victims
  • Southern States
  • Abused wives
  • African American women
  • Abused women
  • Sisters
Technique
live action
Label
The color purple., Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production
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Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features include cast biographies, production notes, awards, theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn132781481
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ;Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (154 min.)
Isbn
9781419855092
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391163107
  • 085391153429
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 116310
  • 116310A
  • 116310B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)132781481
System details
DVD format; region 1; widescreen version; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), surround stereo (French)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The color purple., Warner Bros. presents a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Quincy Jones ; screenplay by Menno Meyjes ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; Amblin Entertainment in association with Quincy Jones ; a Guber-Peters Company production
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Alice Walker
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features include cast biographies, production notes, awards, theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn132781481
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ;Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (154 min.)
Isbn
9781419855092
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391163107
  • 085391153429
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 116310
  • 116310A
  • 116310B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)132781481
System details
DVD format; region 1; widescreen version; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), surround stereo (French)
Video recording format
DVD

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